Company profile

Bic is one the world leading manufacturers of stationery, lighters and razors. Net sales break down by family of products as follows:
  • stationery (39.7%): ballpoint pens, pencils, mechanical pencils, felt-tip pens, correction pens, erasers, permanent markers, glues, adhesive notepads, etc.;
  • non-rechargeable lighters (34.8%);
  • razors (23.7%);
  • other (1.7%): mainly sport articles (windsurfing boards, surf boards, etc.), batteries, magnets, adhesives, etc.
Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: Europe (28.7%), North America (39.2%) and other (32.1%).

Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 11 Aug 2020
Key Executives
Chief Executive Officer Gonzalve Bich
Chief Financial Officer Chad Spooner
Human Resources Director Alison James
Investor Relations Director Sophie Palliez-Capian
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 08 Jul 2020
Key figures
Millenium 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Net sales 1,949,431 1,949,764 2,020,251 2,025,771 2,241,705
Income from ordinary activities 1,949,431 1,949,764 2,020,251 2,025,771 2,241,705
Operating income 252,721 258,768 376,225 403,392 439,857
Cost of financial indebtedness net -4,615 2,819 6,267 11,205 11,742
Equity-accounted companies contribution to income
Net profit from discontinued activities -6,777 -35,856
Net income 176,095 173,350 288,295 249,686 326,501
Net income (Group share) 176,095 173,350 288,295 249,686 325,058
Fiscal year end 12.19 12.18 12.17 12.16 12.15
Length of fiscal year (month) 12 12 12 12 12
Currency & Unit EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands
Account Standards
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 11 Aug 2020
Shareholder information
M.B.D 28.20 %
Bich 17.20 %
Silchester International Investor LLP 7.37 %
Treasury stock 1.19 %
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 03 Jun 2020

Address

Bic

14 Rue Jeanne-d Asnières
FR-92611 Clichy Cedex
France
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 11 Aug 2020

Contact

Sophie Palliez-Capian
Phone number: 33 1 45 19 55 28
Source: Bic - Last Update: 11 Aug 2020